Thomas Applegate, executive director of the North River Commission; Brian Davids, Second City Meadery co-founder; Ald. Samantha Nugent (39th); Second City Meadery co-founder Peter Schultz; Alexa Schutz, North River Commission economic development coordinator pose with Second City Meadery's banner. Provided

Second City Meadery Plans To Open Albany Park Tasting Room Next Spring

Known for its Wake Up! and Pineapple Anomaly meads, Second City aims to be Chicago's second meadery tasting room — and only meadery on the North Side.

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Mother Of Man Fatally Shot Near Blue Line Station Wants To Honor Son With A Mural Nearby — But CTA Making It ‘Impossible’

The mother of Brandon McGhee, the 23-year-old who was killed, and Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) have been trying for weeks to get the mural painted, but the CTA won't approve the project until they meet certain requirements.

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State Cracks Down On Chicago, Banning Indoor Dining And Drinking As Coronavirus Cases Skyrocket

The state's new rules for Chicago include stopping indoor drinking and dining, limiting gathering sizes and putting a curfew on bars and restaurants.

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Avoid Traveling This Thanksgiving, Chicago’s Top Doctor Says As Coronavirus Surges Across US

Anyone coming to or from Chicago carries a risk of spreading coronavirus amid the second surge, said Dr. Allison Arwady. That means people should rethink their holiday plans so they can stay safe and keep loved ones healthy.